And so it snows

The change in our weather was sudden and dramatic. I cut the last of the Gerber daisies off the plant the night before it turned cold and started snowing. And then it snowed for four days. Who would have expected such a dramatic turn? And yet it is November and it is Alberta. While this…

When it is cold outside

A number of our friends who live east of here have told me, that they see it’s cold out here. Yup – it is cold out here! It’s January and we’re on the prairies…it’s winter so they tell me. But the white snow, the crunch under your feet (love that sound) and Alberta’s famous blue…

Putting down roots

While the temperatures were rising the snow was falling – yes indeed today turned out to be more of a snow event than first forecast, but we were not detered. We ventured out to, of all places, the garden center. Lots of Christmas decorations were not left over… looks like it was a good year…